Academic/Faculty, Online/Distance, Other - Academic/Faculty
For consideration please submit a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references.
University of the Sciences (USciences) is offering new online master’s degrees and graduate certificates in Genomics, Health Administration, and Health Informatics. USciences Online provides convenient, high-quality science and healthcare programs to help individuals advance their careers. Together with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, we’ll deliver excellence and innovation in educating the next generation of healthcare leaders.
We are currently hiring adjunct instructors for 100% online, flexible programs and six term starts per year. Each term is eight weeks. Pay per Course: $2,500.00 (graduate level). Below is the schedule for the remainder of 2020:
May 4 - Jun 26
Jun 29 - Aug 21
Aug 24 - Oct 16
Oct 19 - Dec 11
This posting will remain active indefinitely to develop a pool of qualified applicants.
Adjuncts will facilitate Genomics courses online/asynchronously to graduate students in USciences Online division. We are interested in innovative teaching approaches that complement the existing strengths of the University and contribute to the excellence of the learning experience and academic community.
Multiple courses available:
Introduction to Genomics
Molecular Basis of Human Inherited Disease
Genetic Concepts Testing and Translation to Healthcare
Clinical Applications of Genetics and Genomics
Ethical, Legal, Social Issues in Genomics and Pharmacogenomics
Cancer Genomics and Applications for Genomics in Health and Disease
Human Population Genetics
Principles of Genetics
Public Health Genetics
Chromosomes and Human Disease
Genomic Statistics and Research
Specifically, the Online Adjunct will be expected to facilitate:
Foundational concepts of genetics and genomics
Genetics and genomics in the era of precision medicine
Critical analysis, translation, and application of genetics and genomics in education, research, and practice.
Epigenetics and pharmacogenomics and their role in today’s healthcare.
Social, ethical, and legal issues associated with genetics and genomics.
Evaluation of human genomic variation and its relationship to health and disease.
Genomic applications in healthcare, industry, and research.
Facilitate course via approved course plan/syllabus provided by USciences Online
Adhere to all policies and expectations detailed in the USciences Online Adjunct Faculty Guide
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Master’s Degree in genomics-related field
Subject matter expert in field
Minimum 2 - 3 years of previous asynchronous, online teaching experience at the graduate level
Comfortable with all aspects of online environment
Flexible schedule to accommodate students in different time zones
Active, ongoing engagement with all students to support learning
1-week turnaround for grading online assignments
24-hour turnaround for e-mails and responses to discussion board posts
One-on-one consultations with students
Willingness/availability to participate in ongoing online faculty development
Adherence to ADA requirements for students with disabilities
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
The specific statements in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They are typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Doctoral degree in genomics-related field
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Each term is eight weeks. Pay per Course: $2,500.00 (Graduate Level).
Internal Number: R343
About University of the Sciences
The University/College: University of the Sciences is located in the University City district of Philadelphia. This diverse area is home to two major research universities, an academic healthcare system, and world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Veterans Administration hospital. These provide a rich variety of clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. The campus is minutes from the culturally vibrant city center of Philadelphia. University of the Sciences is internationally recognized for its unique range of life science and health science majors within the University.